Cantor Fitzgerald and its affiliate, BGC Partners, raised approximately $12 million on Charity Day 2012 to support charities around the world.
Celebrities representing several of the participating charities joined Cantor Fitzgerald’s New York trading floors including sports superstars Mariano Rivera from the New York Yankees, Henrik Lundqvist from the New York Rangers, Victor Cruz, Chris Canty and former teammate Tiki Barber from the New York Giants, Olympic gold medallists Ryan Lochte and Conor Dwyer, tennis great Venus Williams, professional skateboarder Tony Hawk, therapist Dr. Ruth, NBC Today Show anchor Natalie Morales, sportscaster Erin Andrews, actors Steve Buscemi, Edward Norton, Chris Noth and Michael J. Fox, former Mayor of New York Rudy Giuliani, astronaut Buzz Aldrin, professional surfer Bethany Hamilton, models Kate Upton, Petra Nemcova and many others.

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Senior Management Testimonials

“Charity Day is an integral part of who we are and a day on which we commemorate and honor our friends and colleagues who were lost on 9/11. It is through the participation of our clients, employees, charities and guests that we are able to make this day into one that has a positive impact on those in need. I would like to thank everyone who continues to join us in memorializing the people we lost on that day by assisting charities around the world.”
– Howard W. Lutnick
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, BGC Partners, Inc. and Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P.

“We are extremely grateful to our clients and employees who helped us raise money for such worthy causes, and for the generous participation of our celebrity guests who graciously donate their time on this day. The impact that Charity Day has globally is remarkable, and we are proud to support so many deserving causes.”
– Shawn P. Matthews
Chief Executive Officer, Cantor Fitzgerald & Co.